Offers ways to hold a virtual community circle. This fact sheet discusses virtual community circles and reasons to hold them, includes sample virtual circles, and describes how to facilitate a virtual community circle.
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Offers tips to therapists who work with LGBTQ youth experiencing self-injury and suicidal ideation. The fact sheet describes challenges that LGBTQ youth face and helpful approaches therapists can take to support the youth they are working with.
Explores ways a juvenile justice professional can improve the impact of their work through family partnering, why family partnership is critical to trauma-informed care, and how partnership can improve a juvenile justice professional’s effectiveness and job satisfaction.
Provides information to parents and caregivers on how to talk to children about a suicide death.
Tells the story of several illustrated characters who are coping with having to say goodbye when the family of a school-age boy, Gabriel, announces that they will need to move and relocate yet again in search for seasonal farm-work. The story highlights the unique stressors young children from mi
Is a self-rating tool that walks users through each of the competencies in Using the Secondary Traumatic Stress Core Competencies in Trauma-Informed Supervision.
Offers guidance on how to talk with children about deportation or separation.
Introduces key factors that juvenile court judges should consider in order to take a trauma-informed approach when newcomer immigrant youth come before them in juvenile justice cases.
Walks professionals through the process of forming a board and highlights the common decisions groups have to make while outlining the options at each juncture. This guide helps to demystify the process and allows professionals to think about the bigger strategic decisions that will form the bedr
Provides information on how to talk to children about hate crimes.
Offers information on suicide, self-harm, and substance abuse prevention and treatment. This website promotes treatments that reduce the risk of serious health and behavioral health problems in youth.